Archive for July 2017

The Southside Community Addresses Street Violence… Again

by Moe White – The Southside Asheville Community Advisory Board held a public meeting at the Arthur Edington Center on Livingston Street Tuesday, July 11, Read more »

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Rare Bipartisan Internship for NC HBCU Students

Alma Adams and Mark Walker run a paid summer internship program. Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, Read more »

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Manheimer Files for Re-Election

Asheville, NC Mayor Esther Manheimer has filed for re-election to a second term at the Buncombe County Board of Elections. She filed shortly after noon Read more »

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Asheville Native Named President-Elect of North Carolina Bar Association

Asheville, NC native Jacqueline D. Grant has been named the new president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association. The NCBA is a statewide organization comprising Read more »

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Indivisible Asheville Holds Forum on Single Payer Healthcare for All

by Moe White – Indivisible AVL, the activist group that organized after last November’s elections, hosted a “Healthcare for All” forum at A-B Tech’s Ferguson Read more »

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CarlMarie Clothing Company

Shortly after Carl Edouard Roker was born, his parents brought him from their home in Haiti to Queens, NY. His mother, Marie Josephine, was a Read more »

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A-B Tech Culinary Team Preparing to Leave for National Competition

A-B Tech Community College’s Student Culinary Team will compete in the American Culinary Federation national competition July 9-13 in Orlando, Fla., after winning its 10th Read more »

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Johnson O. Akinleye Is New North Carolina Central University Chancellor

Chapel Hill, NC – Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to Read more »

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Asheville Chapter of the Links Announces Scholarships Recipients

By Viola Spells – The Asheville Chapter of the Links has announced that two Asheville High School graduates, Ashley M. White and Nian W. Avery, Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments: July 2017

A Look at Entertainment by T.J. Moore – Kanye West has left Jay-Z’s Tidal over a money dispute, and the company has threatened to sue Read more »

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